30-Day Poetry: 09

Day 9—Quickly jot down four verbs, four adjectives, and four nouns. Write a poem using all 12 words.

Thank your passionate utopia

I can’t help but think that your pink umbrella
may not be exactly proper. I trust you realize that
your playful attempt may go unrecognized.
But throw away your caution, uncle, and give
the last urn the last turn; thank your passionate
utopia and move forward into the unfolding.

verbs: think, trust, throw, thank
adjectives: pink, proper, playful, passionate
nouns: umbrella, uncle, urn, utopia

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Viannah E. Duncan

Viannah E. Duncan is a writer and activist hailing originally from Los Angeles. She lives outside of Baltimore, Maryland, and holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Wilkes University. She has a cat, Cleo.

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